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U.S. Gain Hires New Director of Sales Scott Hanstedt

Appleton, Wis. – February 21, 2018 – U.S. Gain, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., is pleased to announce the hiring of Scott Hanstedt as the division’s director of sales.

In the position, Hanstedt will lead infrastructure expansion that provides class 6, 7 and 8 fleets access to premium renewable natural gas (RNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG). He will also pursue partnerships with customers to articulate how alternative fuels can ease fulfillment of their sustainability objectives.

“I’m excited to join an outstanding team of industry experts at U.S. Gain and look forward to working with the most forward-thinking companies to dispense more CNG and RNG through GAIN Clean Fuel stations and improving local air quality for a cleaner tomorrow,” Hanstedt says. “We’re committed to continuously evolving our portfolio and delivering sustainable fuel solutions for the transportation sector.”

Hanstedt previously worked for MCL Industries, Inc. in Pulaski, WI, for 18 years in a variety of technical sales and business development roles—most recently as the director of sales and marketing. In that position, he led market diversification and customer growth.

“We are very excited Scott chose to join the GAIN team,” says U.S. Gain President Mike Koel. “He is a dynamic, results-driven sales leader, comes to us with a unique combination of technical expertise, and has an incredible passion for delivering the best possible solutions for our customers.”

Hanstedt earned a graduate certificate in foundations of business administration from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.


About U.S. Gain
U.S. Gain, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., is a leading supplier of renewable (RNG) and compressed (CNG) natural gas—environmentally-friendly and cost-effective alternatives to traditional fuel options. GAIN Clean Fuel stations strategically located throughout the United States and Canada feature easy-access for all natural gas vehicles, 99% site uptime, fast-fill capabilities and premium fuel quality. For more information, visit


About U.S. Venture
For more than 65 years, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of petroleum and renewable energy products, lubricants, and tires and parts for the automotive aftermarket. Guided by its company vision, “To be the very best value-adding distributor of products that vehicles consume in North America,” they deliver unconventional, creative solutions that give their customers a competitive edge. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, the company’s business divisions are U.S. Oil, U.S. AutoForce®, U.S. Lubricants and U.S. Gain.

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